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1531 31st Street, NW United States
Expansion of excavated rear yard into sidewalk, addition of enclosed stairs to new roof decks and alterations to masonry openings at rear
No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to multi-family residential building, including repair of existing windows, alterations to openings on rear facade with new wood windows to match existing, vertical wood board fence and gate to be painted or stained, and excavation of courtyard at basement level to project into public space no further than stoop of adjacent building as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 14 September 2004. Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed roof decks and roof access which, as noted on site visit on 21 September 2004, will be visible from public space and not appropriate to the historic district. Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.